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FIR sought against JNU’s Shehla Rashid for spreading fake news – 3 min read

New Delhi:  Supreme Court advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, here on Monday, wrote a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to immediately register an FIR against Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Ph.D scholar and J&K-based politician Shehla Rashid for “deliberately” spreading fake news with the intention to incite violence and malign the army’s image. Confirming receipt of […]

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Fake news on J&K fanning hatred

New Delhi (1 MIN READ):  As an information war broke out amid continued lockdown of Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution on August 5, fake news originating from the rumour mills in different places around the world including Pakistan have gone into overdrive to sow seeds of discord among security […]

Facebook exploring new ways to fight fake news fast

San Francisco: With elections happening around the world month after month, Facebook is kicking off a new collaborative process with outside experts to reduce the distribution of greater quantities of misinformation in a short span of time. “One promising idea we’ve been exploring would involve relying on groups of people who use Facebook to point […]